Scores

Final

S Carolina St 81

(1-0, 1-0 away)

Claflin 62

 

8:00 PM ET, November 9, 2012

1 2 T
SCST 40 4181
CLF 37 2562

Top Performers

South Carolina State: D. Palmer 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Blk

Claflin: M. Dunn 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

SC State 81, Claflin 62

Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Darryl Palmer scored 21 points and Khalif Toombs added 17 to lead South Carolina State to an 81-62 victory against Claflin in the Garden City Classic on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.

Palmer shot 3 for 4 on 3-pointers and 7 of 11 overall.

Claflin took a 54-50 lead with a 10-0 run in the second half, but South Carolina State outscored Claflin 31-8 in the dash to the finish line for the easy victory.

Louie Adams chipped in with 14 points, and Matthew Hezekiah added 13 points and 12 rebounds for the Bulldog.

South Carolina State made 30 of 59 shots from the field, including 6 of 12 from 3-point range, and the Bulldogs outrebounded Claflin 45-32.

Marcellus Dunn led Claflin with 20 points, and Davis Glover scored 10.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCST
CLF
Points 81 62
FG Made-Attempted 30-59 (.508) 24-63 (.381)
3P Made-Attempted 6-12 (.500) 5-20 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 15-26 (.577) 9-13 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 19 2

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